About GU

Who we are

Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS, est. 1887, Lillehammer, Norway, is an award-winning and innovative textile manufacturer that specializes in wool. With the entire production process under one roof, from raw material to finished product, we can guarantee flexibility and superior quality.

Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS is currently one of Europe's leading suppliers of furniture fabric. Design is our passion, the very core of our business, and by cooperating with a dynamic network of global designers in different areas, we remain constantly innovative.

As the only vertically integrated manufacturer of design fabrics in Scandinavia, we have the entire production process under one roof. This means that we are flexible with our technical abilities, in addition to working with an unlimited colour palette.

The best textile manufacturer in the world is from Lillehammer, Norway.

Key figures

Norway
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Norway

Every second bunad in Norway has fabrics from GU.

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Production
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Production

GU produces 600,000 meters of fabric annually.

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Design
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Design

GU has received the Award for Design Excellence 20 times for 23 products.

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Certification

Environmental management

ISO 14001: 2015

This describes our environmental management system, which is part of our management system. The goal is to continuously improve ourselves in relation to external influences of the environment, in terms of pollution of air, water or land.

Quality management

ISO 9001: 2015

This describes our quality assurance system, which is part of our management system. It consists of routines that are necessary to control our work quality, to ensure product quality and to ensure continuous improvement. This includes quality management, product design, customer management, document control, internal training, internal audits and management evaluation.

More news

Prinsdal on the front page of Wallpaper
07.02.2019 14:32

Prinsdal on the front page of Wallpaper

The creative director of Louis Vuitton chose to use the fabric Prinsdal from Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS when they realized the futuristic sofa design of Pierre Paulin.

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Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS buys Mandal Veveri
07.02.2019 15:03

Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS buys Mandal Veveri

Both parties agree that Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS will take over marketing, sales and production of Mandal Veveri AS' entire collection starting December 1st, 2o15.

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Oslo Design Fair
15.11.2018 13:28

Oslo Design Fair

We wanted to use this opportunity to highlight that we are a Norwegian based producer, deeply rooted in the great valley of Gudbrandsdalen, Norway's most iconic valley. We invited porcelain makers MENT to share our stand.

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